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“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”―
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Tip of the Day
Finding space for the traveling cat litter box
By Sandy Burns
Much has been written on the topic of traveling with dogs, but what about our feline friends? Most importantly, where do you find the space in your RV to store the litter box?
RVs aren’t known for having unused space, particularly nooks and crannies sized just right for a cat box. Many cat owners I know simply store it under the dining room table. But an ill-timed use of the box by your furry friend could quickly rob you of your appetite. Continue reading for several great ideas.
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Should generators be allowed in National Park campgrounds?
Check out this short video of one incredibly rude camper’s noisy generator at Yellowstone National Park. Then tell us what you think in the comments below the article: Should generators be allowed in National Park campgrounds?
Yesterday’s featured article: Sparkling-clean window screens without water
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Safer parking in parking lots
If you park your tow rig and trailer in a “normal” parking lot, you’re likely hanging out into the driving lane. When making a short stop in a lot, put “safety cones” out in the drive lane to make sure oncoming drivers really see the rig. Here are some collapsible safety cones at Amazon.com.
Random RV Thought
One reason to live in an RV and not a sticks-and-bricks home? The views out your windows! What might cost you a million dollars at a traditional home, you get for maybe $20 a night at a campground or free in the boondocks.
Website of the day
Short travel stories that will make you smile
These 25 stories will surely put a smile on your face (something that we all need right now). Give ’em a read and enjoy.
Cooking for two? It’s never been easier!
This cookbook from the beloved America’s Test Kitchen brings you 650 delicious recipes specifically designed for just two people! 150 of those recipes can be on the table within 30 minutes or less – this cookbook has it all! Look through some of the recipes, read the amazing reviews, or order here.
Clubs and useful organizations
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• Harvest Hosts: Stay free at farms, wineries and other scenic and peaceful locations for free. Save 15% on membership.
• AllStays: The best website for RVers! Your membership will become your RV-bible.
• Overnight RV parking. Directory of more than 14,000 locations where you can stay for free or nearly free with your RV. Modest membership fee.
• Boondockers Welcome. Stay at homes of RVers who welcome you in their driveways, yards, farmland or other space on their private property. Modest membership fee.
• Escapees. Best Club for RVers: All RVers welcome, no matter what type of RV, make or model.
Run two air conditioners on 30 amps – Wow!
When the temperature really gets sizzling and your 50-amp rig is stuck with a 30-amp hookup, you’re out of luck if you want to run two air conditioners. That is, unless you have a state-of-the-art SoftStartRV. It’s inexpensive, simple to install, and works just as promised. Don’t miss watching the short video by RV electricity expert Mike Sokol. Learn more or order at a special discount.
In the last row of the U.S. Senate Chamber, there is a desk that is always stocked with candy. The candy-filled mahogany desk is close to often-used elevators on the Republican side. For more than 50 years, the desk has been filled with plenty of candy, enough to satisfy the needs of any and all sweet-toothed politicians.
*What state is the smallest? What state is the least populated? We told you in yesterday’s trivia.
Readers’ Pet of the Day
“Cameo doing her impression of Marilyn Monroe.” — Sue Gill
Send us a photo of your pet with a short description. We publish one each weekday in RV Daily Tips and in our Saturday RV Travel newsletter.
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Leave here with a laugh
I’ve finally told my suitcases there will be no vacation this year. Now I’m dealing with the emotional baggage.
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